Sidney Daily News | Out of the past – Ohio News

Sidney Daily News | Out of the past – Ohio News

125 Years

May 20, 1892

The market ordinance will become a law on Thursday of next week, and in accordance with its provisions the first market may be held on Saturday following. The days chosen for its holding are Wednesdays and Saturdays, from daylight to 1 o’clock in the afternoon on the former, and from noon until 10 p.m. on the latter. The present location is the south side of North Street, between Main and Miami avenues.


The fire department has purchased a new horse to take the place of the bay one in use.

100 Years

May 20, 1917

Hudson Flinn today announced that he would be a candidate for mayor of Sidney at the fall election.


Three more men enlisted in Co. L at the armory this week. They are: Howard Gannon, Raymond Rhodehamel and Edward Meyer. Capt. Rhoades reports that 60 more men are needed to bring the company up to the required war strength of 146 officers and men.


75 Years

May 20, 1942

War Production Board officials today predicted that nationwide rationing of gasoline will be put into effect within the next few weeks. This far-reaching step will be taken to conserve the country’s most precious stockpile of rubber – automobile tires – WPB spokesmen said.


Pvt. Norris Cromes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cromes, South Main Avenue, graduated today from the Air Corps technical school at Kessler Field, Miss.

50 Years

May 20, 1967

MINSTER – Frank Kelley of Botkins was employed by the Minster Board of Education to teach high school math. He will replace Lester Steinlage who has resigned to attend University of Dayton to complete work on his masters degree.


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